i am going out on friday and saturday. scoutted a nice area yesterday with a few buddys. found 7 gobblers that answerd us, and a few hens. and seen a few deer there to. latter in the afternoon i scouted an area that is bow only and seen several deer. and pushed an enormous deer out of a swamp. cant wait till deer season.
well i cant give the exact spots due to the fact that they are not mine. but its in central mass near the quabbin its right next to barre falls. i dont know the exact town though... friday is going to be my first turkey hunt.. hell its my first hunting experience.. its only tuesday and i am excited already. i can still hear the sound of those gobblers in the distance,
Rolled one today... he came right in to my decoy and calls... first thing in the morning. I put the bead on him, squeezed the trigger, and he went down like a ton of bricks. Usually I run right at them after I shoot and step on their heads, etc., but this time i started to gather my stuff. Then the bird flopped up and ran / flew away... I couldn't believe it... I must have just stunned him good.
Needless to say, I'm not a happy person this morning...
I put two pix in the bird huntin forum but I'll put one of them here to.I got my two birds already, heres the smaller one.
There is something about the look and feel of a bolt action rifle with a walnut stock that pleases me. Call me old fashioned, but the character of the rifle I choose to own is equally as important to me as how that rifle performs.
I’ll be the first to admit that the lack of weight in a carbon fiber stock is awfully nice when chasing elk in high country and that any synthetic could help a bit when mother natured decides to rain on your parade. My own preference, however, is to...